Religious identity in late antiquity: Greeks, Jews and Christians in Antioch

Understanding religious identity in fourth century Antioch -- Imperial society, religion and literary culture in fourth century Antioch -- Constructed and strategic religious identities and allegiances -- Chrysostom and the construction of religious identities -- Libanius and the strategic use of...

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Main Author: Sandwell, Isabella 1972-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge, UK New York Cambridge University Press 2007
Reviews:, in: ChH 77 (2008) 706-708 (Shepardson, Christine)
, in: CrSt 32 (2011) 267-269 (Margutti, Silvia)
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Greek culture in the Roman world
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Antioch / Christianity / Religious identity / Judaism
Further subjects:B Antioch Orontes
B Classical antiquity
B Libanius
B Judaism
B Identification (religion)
B John Chrysostom d. 407
B Christianity
B Thesis
B John Chrysostom Saint -407
B Church History 4th century
B Greeks
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Summary:Understanding religious identity in fourth century Antioch -- Imperial society, religion and literary culture in fourth century Antioch -- Constructed and strategic religious identities and allegiances -- Chrysostom and the construction of religious identities -- Libanius and the strategic use of religious allegiance -- Religious identities and other forms of social identification -- Religious identity and other social identities in Chrysostom -- Religious allegiance and other social identities in Libanius -- Religious identities and social organization -- Chrysostom and social structure among Christians in Antioch -- Libanius, religious allegiance, and social structure -- Assessing the impact of constructions of identity -- Religious identity, religious practice and personal religious power -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 282 - 307) and index
ISBN:0521879159